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Liebherr to deliver 3,000 tonne crane...

A 3,000 tonne capacity Liebherr type HLC 150000 heavy lift offshore crane will be fitted to a new semi-submersible offshore wind farm foundation installation vessel. China Merchants Heavy Industry will build the vessel for Oslo, Norway-based Offshore Heavy Transport. It will be used for the installation of jackets, monopiles and mono buckets for wind turbines. Other work will include decomm  ...

9% of US bridges confirming ‘structurally deficient’...

Just over 9% of the bridges in the US are structurally deficient, according to a report from the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). The ASCE reported that the percentage of structurally deficient bridges in the US has actually decreased from 12.1% to 9.1% since 2009. However, approximately 13% of the nation’s bridges are functionally obsolete and around 15% were built between  ...

Malaysia on cancelations it’s two Chinese projects...

Malaysia’s Prime Minster, Mahathir Mohamad, has confirmed that the government will back out of two major infrastructure projects led by Chinese companies due to the expense of the projects, which cost approximately US$22 billion. The two projects include a new railway connecting Malaysia’s east coast to southern Thailand and Kuala Lumpur. The $20-billion rail project was given t  ...

Melbourne metro project propose by Daniel Andrews ...

The government of the state of Victoria, Australia, has announced plans to build a 90km underground rail loop which connects all of Melbourne’s rail lines. The project, known as the Suburban Rail Loop, would cost AUD$50 billion (US$36 billion) and would commence in 2022. The scheme would take decades to finish. The proposal was announced by Daniel Andrews, the prime minister of Victor  ...

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